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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

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Food Science and Nutrition

2004

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Learning To Teach, Teaching To Learn, Lisa Nicholson, Susan Algert, Rachael Willey Jul 2004

Learning To Teach, Teaching To Learn, Lisa Nicholson, Susan Algert, Rachael Willey

Food Science and Nutrition

Community Based Learning (CBL) successfully enhances didactic objectives in a nutrition curriculum while serving the community. University students actively solved problems in a 'real world' situation and benefited non-profit locations. Emotionally, learners profited on personal levels through successfully overcoming barriers. Content analysis was used to demonstrate that using CBL in a 'Nutrition Education and Communication' class met didactic learning objectives, enhanced students' personal confidence in teaching, and strengthened awareness of interpersonal skills. 71 students, in pairs, developed and taught nutrition lessons in diverse community locations. Students kept a reflective journal throughout the five weeks of the experience.


Are Who/Unaids/Unicef-Recommended Replacement Milks For Infants Of Hiv-Infected Mothers Appropriate In The South African Context?, Peggy Papathakis, Nigel Rollins Mar 2004

Are Who/Unaids/Unicef-Recommended Replacement Milks For Infants Of Hiv-Infected Mothers Appropriate In The South African Context?, Peggy Papathakis, Nigel Rollins

Food Science and Nutrition

ObjectiveLittle is known about the nutritional adequacy and feasibility of breastmilk replacement options recommended by WHO/ UNAIDS/UNICEF. The study aim was to explore suitability of the 2001 feeding recommendations for infants of HIV-infected mothers for a rural region in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa specifically with respect to adequacy of micronutrients and essential fatty acids, cost, and preparation times of replacement milks.

Methods Nutritional adequacy, cost, and preparation time of home-prepared replacement milks containing powdered full cream milk (PM) and fresh full cream milk (FM) and different micronutrient supplements (2 g UNICEF micronutrient sachet, government supplement routinely available in ...